Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler
Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler
Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler
Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler
Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler

Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler

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Sargent, G. E. Harry the Whaler. New York: American Tract Society, ca. 1860. [6271]

Brick pebble cloth stamped in blind & gilt, 4 1/4 x 6 inches, binding worn but without damage. Frontispiece wood engraving plus 2 additional plates. 138 pp. plus publisher's catalogue. Pages dark and with foxing & smudges. Good. Hardcover.

A reprint that was first published by The Religious Tract Society, London.

A sequel to Harry the Sailor-boy in which the young Harry Clark is invited by his uncle to accompany him on a trip aboard the whaler Adventurer. Includes descriptions of a whaling ship and her quest, adventures in the North Sea, the capture of a whale, dangers on land from polar bears, and much of Christian piety and admonition.

Attributed in the British Library catalogue to G. E. Sargent.

George Eliel Sargent (1809-1883), English Baptist, "a deeply religious man with strong Calvinist views. He was a prolific writer of books and tracts with a definite religious and moral flavour. Most of these were published by the Religious Tract Society." - Marion Sargent, Sargent Family History. He wrote at least 70 books and also contributed many articles to the periodicals The Leisure Hour and Sunday at Home